Birgit Schippers

Visiting Research Fellow, Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast

Birgit Schippers is Senior Lecturer in Politics at St Mary’s University College Belfast and a visiting fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Justice and Security at Queen’s University Belfast. Birgit is the author of Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought (EUP, 2011) and The Political Philosophy of Judith Butler (Routledge, 2014) and editor of two collections, Critical Perspectives on Human Rights (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018) and the Routledge Handbook to Rethinking Ethics in International Relations (Routledge, forthcoming). She is currently working on two projects, on new materialism and international political theory, and on the computational turn in human rights scholarship.

Experience

  • 2001–present
    Senior lecturer, St Mary's University College Belfast
  • 2017–2019
    Visiting Research Fellow, Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast
  • 2016–2016
    Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies, Humboldt University Berlin

Education

  • 2007 
    Queen's University Belfast , PGCHET
  • 2005 
    Queen's University Belfast, PhD
  • 1994 
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Diplom-Politologin

Publications

  • 2019
    Routledge Handbook to Rethinking Ethics in International Relations, Routledge
  • 2018
    Critical Perspectives on Human Rights, Rowman & Littlefield International
  • 2014
    The Political Philosophy of Judith Butler, Routledge
  • 2011
    Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought, Edinburgh University Press